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Biology Schools in Mississippi

There are 24 Mississippi schools offering biology programs. In 2010, 872 students graduated from programs at Mississippi biology schools. 661 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 123 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

810 students graduate from biology programs in Mississippi, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from biology programs. Of those, 76 students graduated with an associate's level biology degree, 661 with a bachelor's level degree, 123 with a degree at the master's level, and 12 with a degree at the doctorate level.

24 biology schools are located in Mississippi. Of these, seven schools are private, while 17 schools are public. While public biology school tuition varies from $4,644 to $5,461, private biology school tuition varies from $7,610 to $27,812.

Average tuition for biology programs is $8,226. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,644 each year, is at Mississippi University for Women, the highest tuition for programs in biology, which is $27,812 each year, is at Millsaps College.

Mississippi schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for biology students.

Biology Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

810 students graduate from biology programs in Mississippi, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from biology programs. Of those, 76 students graduated with an associate's level biology degree, 661 with a bachelor's level degree, 123 with a degree at the master's level, and 12 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biology Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 35
  • Associate 2007: 56
  • Associate 2008: 49
  • Associate 2009: 48
  • Associate 2010: 76
  • Bachelor 2006: 535
  • Bachelor 2007: 620
  • Bachelor 2008: 626
  • Bachelor 2009: 614
  • Bachelor 2010: 661
  • Master 2006: 35
  • Master 2007: 46
  • Master 2008: 61
  • Master 2009: 85
  • Master 2010: 123
  • Doctorate 2006: 7
  • Doctorate 2007: 11
  • Doctorate 2008: 12
  • Doctorate 2009: 7
  • Doctorate 2010: 12

Biology Program Availability in Mississippi

Schools in this state offer a total of 35 programs in biology. Of these programs, about 42.9% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Mississippi

  • Associate: 9
  • Bachelor: 15
  • Master: 7
  • Doctorate: 4

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37020
  • 25th Percentile: 51250
  • Median: 67620
  • 75th Percentile: 89450
  • 90th Percentile: 116030

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26760
  • 25th Percentile: 34420
  • Median: 47460
  • 75th Percentile: 86670
  • 90th Percentile: 106370

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 59070
  • 25th Percentile: 84540
  • Median: 98180
  • 75th Percentile: 113740
  • 90th Percentile: 132690

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32130
  • 25th Percentile: 39880
  • Median: 48010
  • 75th Percentile: 65050
  • 90th Percentile: 80290

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38270
  • 25th Percentile: 53700
  • Median: 68870
  • 75th Percentile: 98190
  • 90th Percentile: 117320

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20330
  • 25th Percentile: 22850
  • Median: 34920
  • 75th Percentile: 48350
  • 90th Percentile: 55370

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 68755
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28460
  • 25th Percentile: 39300
  • Median: 50610
  • 75th Percentile: 74630
  • 90th Percentile: 91120

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51610
  • Median Salary 2007: 50310
  • Median Salary 2008: 54620
  • Median Salary 2009: 59000
  • Median Salary 2010: 67620
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51860
  • Median Salary 2007: 54510
  • Median Salary 2008: 59700
  • Median Salary 2009: 61290
  • Median Salary 2010: 68870
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86450
  • Median Salary 2007: 86560
  • Median Salary 2008: 90470
  • Median Salary 2009: 91110
  • Median Salary 2010: 98180
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38290
  • Median Salary 2007: 43580
  • Median Salary 2008: 49420
  • Median Salary 2009: 48560
  • Median Salary 2010: 48010
  • Total Employed 2006: 510
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 590
  • Total Employed 2009: 610
  • Total Employed 2010: 580

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68170
  • Median Salary 2007: 70750
  • Median Salary 2008: 51460
  • Median Salary 2009: 49270
  • Median Salary 2010: 47460
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30510
  • Median Salary 2007: 37250
  • Median Salary 2008: 39520
  • Median Salary 2009: 40430
  • Median Salary 2010: 34920
  • Total Employed 2006: 430
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 450
  • Total Employed 2009: 450
  • Total Employed 2010: 420

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65430
  • Median Salary 2007: 64990
  • Median Salary 2008: 67980
  • Median Salary 2009: 68315
  • Median Salary 2010: 68755
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 215

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54930
  • Median Salary 2007: 52910
  • Median Salary 2008: 55790
  • Median Salary 2009: 52740
  • Median Salary 2010: 50610
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Mississippi vs National Biology Employment

Mississippi vs National Biology Employment

  • Employed in Mississippi: 0.735% (1755)

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1. Tougaloo College

500 W County Line Rd
Tougaloo, MS 39174
(601) 977-7700

Tougaloo College offers one program in biology and it is in the center of Tougaloo. TC is one of 4 liberal arts colleges in Mississippi.

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2. Millsaps College

1701 N State St
Jackson, MS 39210-0001
(601) 974-1000

Millsaps College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Jackson, MS and it offers one biology program. It is one of 4 liberal arts colleges in Mississippi.

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3. Mississippi Valley State University

14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400
(662) 254-9041

Mississippi Valley State University is in Itta Bena, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one biology program. This public school is a historically black, public, 4-year institution.

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4. Belhaven University

1500 Peachtree St
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 968-5940

Belhaven University offers one program in biology and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Jackson, MS. Overall, 3,099 students seek degrees in 39 Belhaven University programs. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering biology programs.

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5. Mississippi Delta Community College

Hwy 3 and Cherry St
Moorhead, MS 38761
(662) 246-6322

Mississippi Delta Community College is located in town of Moorhead, Mississippi and it offers one program in biology. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi. In terms of enrollment, it ranks eighth in the state of Mississippi.

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6. Rust College

150 Rust Ave
Holly Springs, MS 38635
(601) 252-8000

Rust College is located in Holly Springs, MS and RC offers one program in biology. Rust is a historically black 4-year institution.

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7. Blue Mountain College

201 W Main St
Blue Mountain, MS 38610-9509
(662) 685-4771

Blue Mountain College offers one biology program and it is located in Blue Mountain, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 4 liberal arts colleges in Mississippi.

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8. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

51 Main Street
Perkinston, MS 39573
(601) 928-5211

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is in Perkinston, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in biology. 10,080 students seek degrees in 84 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the seventh largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering biology.

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9. Hinds Community College

505 East Main Street
Raymond, MS 39154
(601) 857-5261

Hinds Community College is located in Raymond, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one biology program. This college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi. This college is the third largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering biology in terms of programs.

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10. Jackson State University

1440 J R Lynch St
Jackson, MS 39217
(601) 979-2121

Jackson State University is near the heart of downtown. It offers two biology programs. Specifically, this university offers students one bachelor's level degree in biology and one degree at the master's level in biology. It is one of 5 research universities in Mississippi. This university is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in biology.

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11. Mississippi College

200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, MS 39058
(601) 925-3000

Mississippi College is in the suburbs of Clinton, Mississippi. It offers two programs in biology. More specifically, it offers one biology degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level biology degree. 4,963 students pursue degrees in 110 Mississippi College programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks fifth in the state of Mississippi.

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12. William Carey University

498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401-5499
(601) 318-6051

William Carey University offers two biology programs. More specifically, Carey offers one bachelor's level biology degree to students and one master's level degree in biology. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Hattiesburg, MS. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering biology in terms of programs.

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13. Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662) 325-2323

Mississippi State University offers four biology programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by it, one biology degree at the master's level, and two doctorate level degrees in biology. MSU is located in Mississippi State, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering biology.

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14. The University of Mississippi Main Campus

Oxford- Mississippi
University, MS 38677-1848
(662) 915-7211

The University of Mississippi Main Campus offers three biology programs. Out of those, it offers students one biology degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level degree in biology, and one doctorate level degree in biology. This research university is one of 2 schools requiring freshmen to live on campus in Mississippi. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks third in the state of Mississippi.

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15. Holmes Community College

#1 Hill St
Goodman, MS 39079
(662) 472-2312

Holmes Community College, which is very close to Goodman, Mississippi, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in biology. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Mississippi offering biology in terms of programs.

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16. Alcorn State University

1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
(601) 877-6100

Alcorn State University offers two programs in biology. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in biology by Alcorn and one biology degree at the master's level. This small university is in Alcorn State, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 5 research universities in Mississippi. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in biology.

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17. Coahoma Community College

3240 Friars Point Rd
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-2571

Coahoma Community College, which is only a few miles from Clarksdale, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in biology. This college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering biology.

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18. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

1001 Co-Lin Lane
Wesson, MS 39191
(601) 643-5101

Copiah-Lincoln Community College, which is very close to Wesson, Mississippi, is located in a rural area and this college offers one program in biology. 3,929 students seek degrees in 87 Copiah-Lincoln Community College programs, overall. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Mississippi.

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19. Delta State University

Hwy 8 West
Cleveland, MS 38733
(662) 846-3000

Delta State University is located in Cleveland, MS and Delta State offers one biology program. Overall, 4,327 students pursue degrees in 54 DSU programs.

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20. The University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Drive # 0001
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
(601) 266-1000

The University of Southern Mississippi offers three biology programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biology by Southern Miss, one biology degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in biology. This public university, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Hattiesburg, MS. This university is one of 5 research universities in Mississippi.

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21. Itawamba Community College

602 W Hill St
Fulton, MS 38843-1099
(601) 862-8000

Itawamba Community College is in town of Fulton, Mississippi and this college offers one program in biology. This college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi. This college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Mississippi offering biology in terms of programs.

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22. Mississippi University for Women

1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701
(662) 329-4750

Mississippi University for Women is in town of Columbus, Mississippi and it offers one biology program. 2,587 students seek degrees in 35 MUW programs, overall.

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23. Northeast Mississippi Community College

101 Cunningham Blvd
Booneville, MS 38829
(662) 728-7751

Northeast Mississippi Community College is located in Booneville, MS and this college offers one biology program. Overall, 3,627 students seek degrees in 89 Northeast Mississippi Community College programs. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Mississippi offering biology in terms of programs.

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24. Northwest Mississippi Community College

4975 Hwy 51 N
Senatobia, MS 38668-1714
(662) 562-3200

Northwest Mississippi Community College is located in Senatobia, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in biology. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Mississippi.

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